Cheryl Balian

Mere Cost Cutting May Not Be Answer

The CIO who breaks out the budget hatchet in a tough economy may be hurting—not helping—the companys business. And, if there was ever a time when draconian technology budget...

Postal Service Looks At Smart Mail

The recent spate anthrax-laced letters have put the United States Postal Service squarely on the front lines of the bio-terrorism battlefield.A special task force looking at ways to better...

Highway to Help Under Way

President Bush late last month called for greater government use of the Internet to improve efficiency. The Federal Highway Administration was already on the job with several Web-based portals...

Plumbing for IT Aid Abroad

With the U.S. economy moving in fits and starts, companies are experiencing a seismic shift in their IT workloads.The old challenge for IT project managers—keeping development teams motivated and...

Rolling Toward Ad Payoff

From Madison Avenue to Silicon Valley, Web marketers have watched as GIF banner ads on Web sites have failed to deliver many concrete sales. A recent Forrester Research Inc....

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TigerGraph CEO Yu Xu on the Future of Graph Analytics

I spoke with Dr. Yu Xu, CEO of TigerGraph, about why graph analytics hasn’t been adopted as much as other analytics methods – and...

What is Predictive Analytics?

Predictive analytics is the use of data, statistical algorithms, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) techniques to identify the likelihood of future...